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16 December 2015

baling hay national museum of wales 1943

Baling Hay was not discovered in the attic, in fact it has been in the National Museum of Wales since 2009. But we have not had it on the Post or in the Biannually and is too beautiful to pass by. Christopher Campbell-Howes has written about it here. Again and again, as with ‘our’ novelists, one ponders the definition of ‘greatness’. This is surely a ‘great’ painting. And yet it is probably stored in a basement and is unknown to most of us….

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